What is Digital Silk Road?

What is the DSR? Launched in 2015, the digital silk road is a mainly private-sector-driven program, supported by the state, with the aim of enhancing China’s digital presence abroad, and thereby extending its commercial and political influence. It is so far going well, particularly in the emerging world. This subset program comes from Belt Road … Read more

Value Chain Analysis

To complement the Value Chain Maps or Wardley maps, I want to remind the details of these 3 steps, as they serve me to document in detail the situations and details related to the context: Activity Analysis. Value Analysis. Evaluate, change & plan action.

Wardley Map, economic exercise

This picture below was published by Simon Wardley in Twitter and clearly reflects how maps can contribute to do economic analysis of the situations you have in a given scenario. I have done some similar exercise with a plain table in excel with 2 columns with the scenario AS-IS and TO-BE, but this graphical representation … Read more

Solar plants asset management

Today I was learning about on solar plants, how the projects are funded, the assets are created, exploded and managed. The technology aspect of the solar panels is not the key focus today, it’s how the asset is managed into a regulatory environment that is evolving. The asset management of major assets as oil and … Read more

OODA loop by John Boyd

Reading the chapter “Better for Less” of Wardley Maps I found a new concept to me: OODA loop. It’s a strategy cycle that stands for: Observe the environment, Orient around it, Decide your path and Act The creator of this concept was John Boyd , which Wikipedia page is really interesting to read, the basis are represented in the diagram … Read more

Serverless

Serverless is a buzzword It points to the future of software development in a post cloud world. The idea of “Serverless” is NOT about removing the servers completely (or you couldn’t use the internet at all), but essentially paying for services that mean that someone else manages the servers for you thereby reducing maintenance load. It’s … Read more